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GLaDOS is widely considered one of gaming's finest antagonists, but like all malevolent robots she too was once a child - A brutal, sadistic child with no sympathy for terrified scientists. That's the basic premise behind Portal: Survive!, a new live-action fan film which explores the violent ea...

October 11th 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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NECA is beginning a bold new behavioral experiment, to determine whether the addition of a logo will render plain orange jumpsuits desirable enough for consumers to purchase them in high quantities and for $100 each. The company's hypothesis is that it will, and we tend to agree.In order to get one...

July 12th 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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When Erik Wolpaw and Chet Faliszek first sat down to write Portal 2, they went mad. It certainly appears that way now, when the final version of Portal 2 that shipped in 2011 was such a resounding success, especially for a highly anticipated sequel. The first iteration Wolpaw and Faliszek envisione...

March 8th 2012 at 8:45pm 0 Comments
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"But how does Chell survive all of those incredibly violent spills in Portal 2," you ask? "That's impossible," you add. Firstly, impossible? Really? This is a game about teleporting through holes in the fabric of space-time. Secondly, watch the trailer below. We promise all shall be elucidated.

April 12th 2011 at 1:07pm 0 Comments
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As a safe haven for all the world's thinking people, we'd like to happily announce that though this post is about a new look for Portal protagonist Chell in the upcoming Portal 2, you'll find no sly, winking references to the original game anywhere in sight. We're fresh out of good ones, and we jus...

March 23rd 2010 at 12:58pm 0 Comments
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You didn't think we'd let this one go without a followup, did you? Portal gun replica creator Harrison Krix was gracious enough to invite us to his workshop and get some hands-on time with it. Let's get the two most common inquiries out of the way first: no, it's not photoshopped and no, it doesn'...

January 27th 2009 at 10:13am 0 Comments
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We've seen some Portal-inspired gadgets before, but this one takes the cake, as it were. The Aperture Science Handheld Portal Device is made from florist foam, and wonderflex, among other parts, and uses a 9V battery to power blue and orange LEDs around the nozzle. On the back of the gun is a bit o...

January 21st 2009 at 2:55pm 0 Comments